Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert


The front cover features an illustration of the JELL-O Girl as a flower girl along with a bride. The title "JELL-O America's Most famous Dessert" is written in red and black lettering in the top left hand corner. The back cover features a box of cherry JELL-O with ten cents written in black lettering on either side at the top and a picture of Almond-Cherry JELL-O below the JELL-O promotion. There is a machine punched hole at the top left with the original string. The inside pages are dedicated to various JELL-O recipes including Lemon JELL-O, Raspberry JELL-O, Strawberry JELL-O, Cherry JELL-O, Orange JELL-O, Salads and miscellaneous. At the centerfold, there are eleven drawn colored illustrations of different JELL-O desserts. Towards the back, there is an insert for JELL-O Ice Cream Powder that includes illustrations of desserts and recipes for Delicious Cream Pudding and Lemon Sherbet.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (Le Roy, N.Y.)

1916 (ca.)

18 p.

15.6 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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